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Carbofuran: Quiz


Question 1: Secondary fatal poisoning of domestic and wild animals has been documented,[10][11] specifically, raptors (________ and golden eagles), domestic dogs, raccoons, vultures and other scavengers.
Ferruginous HawkRed-tailed HawkWhite-tailed EagleBald Eagle

Question 2: Carbofuran is one of the most toxic carbamate ________.
Pesticide poisoningPesticideAluminium phosphidePest control

Question 3: The technical or chemical name of carbofuran is 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-7-benzofuranyl methylcarbamate and its ________ is 1563-66-2 and it is manufactured by reaction of methyl isocyanate with 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-7-hydroxybenzofuran.
Simplified molecular input line entry specificationPubChemCAS registry numberChemical compound

Question 4: In 2008, the ________ (EPA) announced that it intends to ban carbofuran.
OklahomaFloridaUnited States Environmental Protection AgencyColorado

Question 5: It is used to control insects in a wide variety of field crops, including ________, corn and soybeans.

Question 6: Oral ________: Rats 8–14 mg/kg, Dogs 19 mg/kg.
PharmacologyMedian lethal dosePsychopharmacologyBiological half-life

Question 7: Carbofuran has one of the highest acute toxicities to humans of any insecticide widely used on field crops (only aldicarb and ________ are more toxic).

Question 8: In ________ farmers are using carbofuran to kill lions and other predators.


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